Author Archives: Marilyn

About Marilyn

Marilyn Casey is the Assistant Manager of School Programs at the Rubin Museum of Art. With a wide range of teaching and arts experience, she has worked in outdoor education administration, art classrooms, and a variety of ceramics studios around the tri-state area. She currently holds NY and NJ State Teacher Certification for Art K-12.

Collaborative Collaborations!

Last Thursday we held our first late afternoon Tour + Workshop for a group of students and their mentors from Partnership with Children. Partnership with Children is a not-for-profit organization that provides emotional and social support to at-risk children so … Continue reading

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The Ever Present Ice Buddha

In March a larger than life Buddha made entirely of ice sat at the base of the spiral staircase. Though he did not sit there very long- quickly melting and morphing into a ghostly ice sculpture over the weekend, I … Continue reading

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Trip to Materials for the Arts

Yesterday, the School Programs team took a trip out the Long Island City to visit Materials for the Arts.  Materials for the Arts  provides  New York City’s arts and cultural organizations, public schools and community arts programs with supplies needed … Continue reading

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The Presence of Art in a Space

As I browsed through “I went the MoMA and…”, a site where the MoMA has posted responses to that question, one response stood out at me. “I went to the MoMA and… could still feel Marina Abramovi?’s presence where she … Continue reading

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